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Dates for the Diary

Quote for the Week:
Falling down is not a failure. Failure comes when you stay where you have fallen. Socrates
Monday 21st May
Assemblies for some Year Groups through the week.
5th Year Irish Mock Oral – D Sweeney’s class. Details to follow.
Future Leaders Co Games blitz for Primary Schools. Front Pitch 8.30–1.15pm. GMD
Donegal Schools U16 ½ Final Vs Glenties. Dep 11.15
5th Year Prefect Half Day out 9 am – 1.15 pm
TY Trip – Paintballing 11.15 – 4 pm. More details to follow
Head Boy Interviews 2 – 4pm
Tuesday 22 May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
5th Yr LCVP Trip to Kinnegar Brewery 9.40 am – 1.15 pm
First Year Hurling, Dungiven. Dep 10.20 am. Details to follow
Sixth Year Graduation Mass, College Chapel. 7.30 pm
Wednesday 23rd May
5th Year DATS 9.15 – 1.15.
History Dept Meeting 1.20 pm. Rm 43
TY Evening 7.30 pm Study Hall. All Teachers are invited to attend.
Thursday 24th May
Visit by Camilla Marks, SESS to Solas. 12 pm
Pastoral Care Meeting 12.35
First Year “B” Soccer Vs Finn Valley College (Provisional – TBC) Dep 11 am OH
6th Year PREFECTS Day Out.
Friday 25th May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Cricket Open Day 6 – 8 pm College Grounds
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“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”
Brian Tracy
Monday 14 May
Drop Everything And Read 11.15 am
LCA French Oral Exam – 11.15 am Board Room; English Oral Exam 2 pm Board
Student Focus Group for Reading 11.15 – 11.55 am. Rm tbc
Numeracy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.50 pm
5th Yr Irish Mock Orals this week (Mon – BMA’s Class) Details to follow. BMA
Derryveagh Crystal Donegal Schools Golf Final, Dunfanaghy 9 am – 4 pm DD
Pramerica Visit (50 Ty Students – IT Classes) 9 – 11 am. Teachers of these classes may be asked to cover for colleagues away POD, LG
TY Media Studies – Full Tilt Recording Studios 11.15 – 1.00 MLK
Careers Talk on Bio Medical Science. P4 St Eugene; P5 St Elizabeth + Interested 5th Year Students studying Biology. Rm 35 CMI
Tuesday 15 May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
5 Yr LCVP (Both LCVP Classes) talk by Brian McCormack 9.50 – 10.30 am Rm 35
5th Year Irish Orals – PBr Class. Details to follow. PBr
Drop Everything And Read 11.55 am
LCA 1 Irish Orals 11.30 am. Board Room. Visiting Examiner: Padraigin Ni Chearnaigh
Literacy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.50 pm
Donegal Education Centre – “Mentoring” 1 – 4 pm DMC
Wednesday 16th May
LCA 2 ICT Exam – Practical, performance and written Test. 10 am – 12 pm. Rm 42
TY Talk on Age of Consent and Sexual Health by Bridin Bell (2 hr workshop for each class). Details to follow. Teachers will be asked to supervise.
5th Year Irish Oral – MG Class. Details to follow
Drop Everything And Read 3.20 pm
First Year Soccer Vs Buncrana. Time and Venue TBC
U16 Gaelic Vs GaothDobhair in Dunfanaghy.Dep 11.15 am
Staff Meeting 4 – 5 pm. Rm 35
Thursday 17th May
TY ICT GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3.30 pm Study Hall + 1 (Room made available from 12 pm)
5th Yr Ag Science trip to Balmoral Show
5th Year Irish Oral – CG Class. Details to follow
Drop Everything And Read 2 pm
LC PE Regional PLC 11.55 am
TY Talk on Age of Consent and Sexual Health by Bridin Bell (2 hr workshop for each class). Details to follow. Teachers will be asked to supervise.
Friday 18th May
LCA 1 Breakfast Meeting 9.40 – 11 am
Numeracy Event for all First Years, Study Hall. 9.05 – 11 am. Please take Roll Call before accompanying class to Study Hall. Teachers of First Year may be asked to cover for Colleagues at this event. MG, BMD, EF, KB, DB.
U 13 ½ Nannery Cup Blitz in Glen, Maghera. Dep 8.30 am C Harley, LOC
Soccer Match: LCVP Class Vs Staff 11.45 am Front Pitch Cost: 2 Euro
TY PE GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm Rm 35 MMK + 1
Drop Everything And Read 11.55 am
Saturday 19th May
“It’s a knock out” Event run by Parents Association for School Funds. Saturday 19 May. Please Support.
It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards available. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.
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Zig Ziglar
Mopnday 7th May -Bank Holiday
Tuesday 8 May
First Year Exams begin (Tues – Fri). Check Notice Boards for details.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Second Year walk in Glenveagh in aid of ASD Unit.
LC Art Exam 11.15 am – 12.30 pm. Art Room. Details to follow GN
BOM Meeting 4 pm Board Room
Parents Association Meeting. 7.30 pm. Board Room.
Wednesday 9th May
Athletics Track and Field in Antrim Dep 8 am. Details of those going to follow. ED
5th Year French Orals (Higher Level) Wed – Fri Board Room
JC Art 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Art Room. Details to follow
Thursday 10th May
LC Construction Studies Practical. 9 am – 1.15 pm – Details of those involved to follow
Creative Writing Workshop by Karen Quinn, Lecturer LYIT – St Brigid 9 – 10.20 am
Friday 11th May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
SciFest LYIT 9 am – 2.30 pm.
U16 Gaelic Vs GaothDobhair in Dunfanaghy. Dep 11.15 am DOH
School Concert in AnGrianan Theatre. Time: 8 pm. Please Support

It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards available. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.

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Monday 30 April
6th Yr Ag Science External Examiner 9 am – 1 pm. All 6th Year Ag Science students will be call at some point throughout the morning DB
Loreto/St Eunan’s Equality Workshop. 12 TY Students. Details to follow. JMG/DC

Tuesday 1st May
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Wednesday 2nd May
Student Council Positivity Day. Events planned throughout the day.
Croagh Patrick Trip for TY Students. Details TBC. Teacher of TY may be asked to cover colleagues away.
U14 Hurling, Dungiven
U16 Rugby – Ulster Plate Final. Dep 9.40 am. Derry.
LCVP Link Modules written exam 10 am – 12.30 pm.
LCA 2 HCT Practical Exam, Canteen Kitchen. 2 – 4 pm.
Parents Association Meeting. 8 pm. Board Room.
Thursday 3rd May
Wellbeing in Schools Advisory Group Meeting. 2 pm Letterkenny. DMC
English SLAR Meeting for 3rd Year Rm 45 4 – 6 pm
Friday 4th May
Relay For Life – No Uniform Day. Cost €2
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr
Apprenticeships North West, Monaghan 9 am – 3 pm.

It’s a Knock Out, Saturday 19th May. Please support by putting a team of 10 together and/or encourage students 16+ to put a team in. Sponsorship Cards will be available from Monday onwards. Ask for more info if interested. Names can be given to the office. This is being run by the Parents Association in aid of School Funds. Thanks.
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Every day, focus on your purpose. Remember why you do what you do. We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.
Monday 23rd April
Musical – Full Dress Rehearsal, An Grianan. 10 am (All Day) NH, TC,
Treanor Cup Semi Final Vs St Ronan’s, Lurgan. Dep 9.30. Details to follow.
TY Future Leaders Completion of Tasks. Computer Room. 2 – 4 pm. Details to follow.
Tuesday 24th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Literacy Working Group Meeting, Rm 53. 1.15 – 1.55 pm.
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Please Support
Wednesday 25 April
LC Construction Studies (Mock Practical) 9 am – 1.15 pm. Rm 21 + Rm
LCA 1 HCT Task Interview, Board Room, 9 am. Board Room
SESS, Athlone Education Centre
PDST CPD for LCPE. Hodson Bay, Athlone.
Mock Interviews for 6th Ag Science. Details to follow. First Year Soccer Vs Buncrana Away. Dep 10.30 am OH
Talk by LifeWorks. St Declans and St Dallan 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35. Teachers are asked to accompany and supervise during talk.
U161/2 Gaelic Vs Abbey, Donegal Town. Dep 11.30 Convoy DOH
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Please support
Thursday 26 April
Google School Visits (4 TY Students) Details to follow 9 am – 4 pm
Mock Interviews for 6th Ag Science. Details to follow.
Talk by LifeWorks. St Dominic and St David 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35. Teachers are asked to accompany and supervise during talk.
5th Year Business (Ms Mc Garvey’s Class) Trip to Campsie
U14 Donegal Cup Final Rugby Blitz RMcC
U16 ½ Ulster Hurling Final Maguire Shield. Dep 10 am
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm
Friday 27 April
Staff Inservice – School Closed. 9 am – 1.15 pm.

LCA 1 Vocational Preparation Task 10 am Board Room JG
Jigsaw Donegal Operational Management Group 11 am. DMC
Senior Tennis Team Away to Belfast 10 am OH
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm
School Musical – Footloose. An Grianan Theatre 8 pm. Saturday 28 April
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Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been and look at what can be.
Marsha Petrie Sue

Monday 16th April
Leaving Cert Irish Oral Tests – All Week. List 1 (Large Group) meet in Chapel at 9 am sharp. List 2 (Smaller List) meet in Rm 1 at 9 am.
Russian Orals – Students meet Examiner in Rm 3 at 9 am.
LC Examiner – Irish (Mon – Fri)
Assemblies for Year Groups this week.
St Dominic (First half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm
LC Music Practical Rm 56
EAL students visit the Loft at 9.30a.m
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Treanor Cup Semi Final to be played this week. Date and Time TBC. Details to follow.
Tuesday 17th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Music Practical Rm 56 Musical ehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Wednesday 18th April
SEN Meeting 11.55 MPG, AS, SC, JL, MMcG, AC, CD
TY Trip to Croagh Patrick. Details to follow. Awaiting number of Interested Students. LC Examiner – Music (Wed – Thurs)
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Subject Meetings 4 – 5 pm
Thursday 19th April
5 Yr Geography Field Trip, Derrygonnelly, Co Fermanagh. Dep 8 am
U16 ½ Hurling Vs St Colmans, Newry. Dep 8.45 am.
St Dominics (Second half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm
Talk on Coding and working in the Computer Industry. Select 6th Year Group. Pf 37.
Musical Rehearsals 2 – 6 pm. RCC
Subject Meetings 4 – 5 pm
TY Quiz in aid of local Special Olympics’ Clubs, Arena 7 @ 7.30 pm
Friday 20th April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Musical Rehearsals All Day RCC (9 – 11 NH; 11.15 – 1.15 SMM)
Swimming Team, Ballymena. Saturday 21 April. All Day. CMG
Sunday – Musical Tech Rehearsals 10 am – 5 pm. An Grianan.
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Welcome back after the Easter holidays.
Monday 9th April
Leaving Cert French and German Oral Tests – All Week.
LC Examiner – Languages (Mon – Fri)
St Dallan (Second half of class) Visit to Courthouse 10 am – 1 pm NC
Musical Rehearsals 11 – 3 pm (After TY Moderation Prep).
Tuesday 10 April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
BOM, Boardroom 4 pm.
Wednesday 11 April
St Declan and St Dominic GCSE external Moderator assessment 9 am – 1.15 pm
DCU Talk 12 pm. Rm 32 ( 5th and 6th Years)
Parents Association Meeting, 8 pm
Thursday 12 April
U 13 ½ Corn Colmcille Ulster ¼ Final Vs Aquinas Grammar School, Belfast in Garvaghey. Dep 9.30 am GMD, KM
Treanor Cup Quarter Final V’s St Pat’s, Keady. In Cookstown. Dep 11 am DOH
Musical Rehearsals 11 – 3 pm. Details of those involved to follow.
Friday 13 April
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Musical Rehearsals -Chorus Groups and Leads (All Day) NH
U16 Gaelic Vs Abbey Vocational. In Convoy. Dep 11.40 am. DOH
Saturday and Sunday – Musical Rehearsals for all. 10 am – 4 pm.
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“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” Ray Goforth
UPCOMING DATES FOR THE DIARY
26 March – 6 April Easter Break
9th – 20th April Leaving Cert Oral Tests
10th April French Orals Comm Exam No.151167 – 151291
11th April German OralsComm Exam No. 151168 – 151292
13th April Spanish Orals at 10am
16th April Irish Orals at 9.00 Examiner 1 in Board Rm
Exam No. Comm 15208- 152026.
16th April Irish Examiner 2 – In Ms Colls Office
Exam No. – 151167 – 151207
16th April Russian Oral – 2 students at 8.50a.m
20th April Leaving Cert Art – Completion of Coursework.
30th April Agricultural Science at 9.00a.m
30th April – 11 May Practical Exams in JC Art and LC Art Life Sketching
2nd May LCVP Link Modules written exam
4th May LCA – Hotel, Catering and Tourism exam.
16 May LCA IT – Practical, performance and written Test
17 May 2018 TY ICT GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm
18 May 2018 TY PE GCSE Exam 1.30 – 3 pm
22 mAY 2018 6th Year Graduation Mass
15 Aug Leaving Cert Results

Monday 19 March :- Bank Holiday
MacLarnon Cup Final, Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Time: 11 am
Tuesday 20 March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Loreto and St Eunan’s Student Council – Ice Cream Day in aid of Down Syndrome. 1.15 pm Canteen/Courtyard.
OPTUM scholarship launch (Morning only) JG
Wednesday 21 March
Mass for the soul of Emmett Blaine. 1.30 pm College Chapel
Some of St Declan’s Class – Charity work for Epilepsy
Beat the Blues Talk – St Dallan 9.40 – 11 am. St Declan 11.55 – 1.15 pm
St David 2 – 3.20 pm.
Rescheduled due to weather: CSPE St Ceallach’s Action Project 9 am – 1.15 pm. More details to follow. Rm 35 P1; P4. Weather Permitting.
First Year Soccer V’s St Columbas, Ballybofey. 10 am – 2.40 pm
Thursday 22 March
French Trip (56 Students)
Beat the Blues – St Dominic 9 – 10.20 am.
DCU Talk 10 am. Rm 35 (Interested 6th Years)
Chaplaincy event with St Agnes 11.30 – 12.35. College Chapel and Pf 37
Donegal Youth Council – The Birds and the Bees Conference, Mount Errigal Hotel. 9 am – 3 pm. (10 Students attending)
Friday 23rd March
Mass in the College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr
French Trip ( 56 Students)
MacLarnon Cup Final Replay, Derry Celtic Park. 7.30 pm
Easter Holidays commence 1.15 pm until Monday 9th April.
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“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi
Monday 12th March
BBC Television – Visit to the school at 10 am in advance of MacLarnon Cup Final (Monday, 19 March, Athletic Grounds, Armagh. Time: 11 am) CMF, NG
Mock Irish Orals will take place this week – Mon and Tues.
Third Year Science Practicals throughout the week. Details to follow.
Musical Rehearsals. 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
St David (Other half) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs Holy Trinity, Cookstown. Away. Dep 9.40 DOH
U 13 and a Half Corn Colmcille V’s Gleann Na Ro, Limavady/Dungiven. In Derry.
Tuesday 13th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
2nd year Basketball Vs Rathmore. In Aura. Dep 9.40 am Return at 2 pm MG
Irish Wheelchair Association Basketball Competition Final TY (10 Students
First Year Soccer Vs Abbey Vocational, Donegal Town. Front Pitch. Time 12.30 Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm Rm 35
Wednesday 14th March
TY GCSE Final Practical Assessment in Soccer and Basketball 9 – 11 am Rec and Front Pitch. Skills Analysis Assessment – 11.15 am – 1.15 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD, CC,
North West Regional Open Day for Guidance 9.30 am – 1.30 pm JG
Easter Confessions 9 .15 am – 1.15 pm. Details to follow from RE Dept. Fr F,
Irish Angus Beef Competition, Croke Pk. TY – Scott Thompson, Daniel Mc Mullen
CSPE St Ceallach’s Action Project 9 am – 1.15 pm. More details to follow. Rm 35 P1;
Thursday 15 March
Spectroscopy Workshop – Senior Chemistry and Physics Students.
Workshop 1: 9 – 11;
LC Mock Music Practicals 9 am – 4 pm Rm 56
5th Year Geography Field Trip. Dep 7.30 am List of names will be posted prior to trip.
Presentation to Guidance – Killybegs Time TBC
Musical Rehearsals. 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9.40 am – 1 pm
TY GCSE Skills Analysis Assessment – 9 am – 4 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD, CC,
1st and 2nd Year Basketball, Summerhill Sligo. Dep 9 am. MG, Mikey
Pramerica Visit – Tour of Computing Facilities 11 am – 1 pm
Wellbeing in schools Committee. Letterkenny. 2 – 4 pm
French Trip – Meeting with Parents and Students. 6 pm. Rm 35 JFx
Friday 16 March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
TY /GCSE Skills Analysis Assessment – 9 am – 1.15 pm Rec and Front Pitch GMD,
Trocaire Campaign: Wear Green Day. Donate 2 Euro
Bag packing for Lourdes – Old Dunnes. Details to follow. Fr Flood, DC
Maynooth University Presentation (Kay Mitchell). Interested 6th Years (11.55); Interested 5th Years (12.35). Rm 35
St Patrick’s Bank Holiday Weekend. Enjoy NO SCHOOL ON NEXT MONDAY 19TH (BANK HOLIDAY).

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ’til your good is better and your better is best. St Jerome
Monday 5th March
Rescheduled – World Book Day Powerpoint Presentation and Quiz for all classes during the First Period.
Third Year Science Practicals rescheduled from last Thursday/Friday will take place Monday and Tuesday of this week.
St David (half the class) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow. Mock Irish Orals will take place this week. Mon – Thurs.
Assemblies for 2nd – 6th Year this week.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow
Tuesday 6th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Trocaire Talk for all First Year Students. Time 10 am. College Chapel
U 13 and a Half Corn Colmcille V’s St Pius X, Magherafelt. Venue: Derry. Dep 10.20 GMD
1st and 2nd years Basketball Vs Lagan. In Aura. Dep at 10.20
Trocaire Day – 12 hr Fasting/Silence/ Etc – Some Students Involved.
Wednesday 7th March
Treanor Cup – Vs Holy Trinity, Cookstown. Away. Dep 9.40
Literacy Workshop – Denise Blake. Rm 35. Agnes (9 – 10.20) MLK, Albert (11.15 – 12.35) CB, Aidan (2 – 3.20) SMV
DCU Talk 12 pm. Rm 32 ( 5th and 6th Years) JG
LCVP Link Module Recorded Interview Rescheduled from last week 9 – 1.15 pm MMG
Donegal ISPCA Talk with St Catherine. 11.15 – 12.35 PF 27 DC
Careers Dept “Reach+” Training Session, Careers Teachers, Donegal.
Thursday 8th March
St Ambrose Trip to Hill of Tara, Battle of the Boyne Site and Newgrange. Dep 6.30. Return 8 pm
Rescheduled – 6th Year Mock French Oral Examinations today and Friday
5th Year Careers Fair, Ballybofey. Lunch for 5th Years 12.35. Dep 1.20 pm. Return at 4 pm.
Rescheduled U16 Hurling. Dungiven. Dep 9.40. (20 Students approx)
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9 am – 1 pm SMG
Musical Rehearsals – 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Friday 9th March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Collaboration Meeting between Student Councils of the College and the Convent. 11.55

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“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” Brian Tracy
Monday 26th February
First Year Assembly this week.
Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) every day at selected times this week.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Career Guidance Meeting 12.35 CD Office JG, YD, CMcE, CD
6th Year Mock French Oral Examinations during this Week. Examiner: Margaret Mc Carthy. Board Room
Third Year Science Practicals throughout the week. Details to follow. Class contact time in other subjects may be affected. Check notice boards for student involvement.
St Declan + St Dominic GCSE PE Final Fitness Test 9 am – 1.15 pm. All students must attend.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs CBS Belfast. In Maghera. Dep at 11 am. DOH
TY Media Studies students in Full Tilt Recording Studio 11.30 am – 1.15 pm
LCVP Mock Interview 2 – 4 pm
Tuesday 27th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Wednesday 28th Feb
Literacy Workshop – Denise Blake. Rm 35. Ambrose (9 – 10.20) MLK, Andrew (11.15 – 12.35) MGormley, Anne (2 – 3.20) DS
LYIT Engineering Day. (25 Senior Students Approx) 10.30 am – 12.15 pm JG
1st and 2nd year basketball away to St. Malachy’s Belfast MG
Mock Irish Exam LCA 1 11.55 – 1.15
Thursday 1st March
World Book Day – Powerpoint Presentation and Quiz for all classes during First Period.
LCVP Link Module Recorded Interview 9 am – 1.15 pm
U16 Hurling. Dungiven. Dep 9.40. (20 Students approx)
St David (half the class) Trip to Courthouse 10 am – 1pm. Details to follow.
STEAM Students’ visit to LYIT Engineering Week 9 am – 1 pm
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Ulster GAA Coaching Workshops for Football Teams. Details of workshops for each team to follow. Times TBC
Friday 2nd March
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm

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“Success Is Getting What You Want, Happiness Is Wanting What You Get.” W. P. Kinsella
Monday 19th February
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm
Tuesday 20th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U13 and a half Corn Colmcille Vs Our Lady’s, Castleblaney in Garvaghey. Dep 9.40 am
U15 Soccer Vs Columba’s inStranorlar. Dep at 11 am
Wednesday 21st Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
U17 Soccer Ulster Semi-Final. Time and Venue TBC
St Dallan visit to LYIT climbing Wall. 2 – 4 pm
Sports Coat Fitting for GAA Teams. 2 pm. Details to follow
Thursday 22nd Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs St Louis, Ballymena in Limavady. Dep 11 am
Friday 23rd Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Coding School, LYIT (30 Students)
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4p.m.
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“The Person who says It cannot be done should not interrupt the Person who is doing it.”
Chinese Proverb
Monday 5th Feb.
Launch of Computer Studies LC in Dublin @ 9am
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. NH
U 13 Corn Colmcille Gaelic Vs OLASP Knock, Belfast in Garvaghey. Dep 10.20 GMD
Tuesday 6th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
First Year Soccer Vs Gweedore. Dep 10 am
U 17 Soccer Vs St Columbas. Front Pitch 10.30
BOM Meeting, Board Room. 5 pm
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm CANCELLED
IMPORTANT NOTICE:- The Careers Option Meeting that was to take place has now been rescheduled for Monday 19th Feb. at 7p.m. in room 35. Thank you.
Wednesday 7th Feb
5th Year Ag Science Farm Trip 9 am – 1.15 pm. Write up in school for afternoon
Thursday 8th Feb
YSI Survey re Attitudes to sports – Second Years. Time TBC
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
Irish Wheelchair Association Basketball Competition TY (10 Students) Gormanston College
Friday 9th Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
Midterm Begins…. school is closed until Monday 19th February.
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“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
Albert Einstein
Monday 29th January 2018
Mock Exams begin for 3rd and 6th Years (29 Jan – 9 Feb)
LCA Examination of Tasks (29th Jan – 2nd Feb)
LCA 2 Tasks Practical Achievement 9 am/
Vocational Ed-ICT 1 pm.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
GCSE PE Assessment – Half Point Fitness Test. St Declan and St Dominic. Aura 9 am – 1.15 pm. All GCSE PE Students must attend. Teachers may be asked to cover for
Visit to Entrepreneur – M McGarvey’s Fifth Year Business Class. P 7 + 8 MMG
Meeting of TDs with Parents Association and members of the BOM – re School Building. 6 pm
Tuesday 30th Jan
School closed for students as Cluster Meetings All Day for staff.
Wednesday 31st Jan
LCA 1 – General Education. 11 am
LCA 2 – Social Ed – Contemporary Issues 9 – 11.15
AILO Test in Room 35 at 4.15p.m.
U14 Rugby training at 4.00p.m
Thursday 1st FebSt Brigid’s Day
U14 Rugby Ulster Cup Qualifier Competition
1st year sports hall athletics county final, Gweedore. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm ED
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Friday 2nd February
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 14 Gaelic Donegal Championship Vs Glenties. Throw in 10.30 am Front Pitch
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
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“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison
UPCOMING DATES FOR THE DIARY
Monday 24th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Talk from RSA – Speaker (Louise) will go to the following classes: St David 9.40 (DC), St Declan 11.15 (Fr Flood), St Dominic 2 pm. (CMI) St Dallan 3.20
TY Media Studies – Full Tilt Recording Studio 11.15 – 1.15 MLK
Musical Meeting with John Ruddy,
Tuesday 23rd Jan
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers
Second Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Wednesday 24th Jan
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. Dep 10
U16 Rugby – Ulster High Schools Cup 10.20 – 2.40
TY Trip to Croke Park, Dublin (15/20 Students)
Thursday 25th Jan
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
Talk by LYIT Student Engagement Officer, Fiona Kelly, to Interested 6th Years. Rm 35.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Athletic Competition, Coleraine
Bank of Ireland Event. Arena 7. 20 Students. 9 am – 4 pm
Ulster Corn Colmcille U13 and a half Vs St Columbs, Derry. Away. Dep at 11am
MacLarnon Senior Gaelic V’s Loreto, Coleraine. Owenbeg Dep 10 am NG & CMcF
Careers Information Evening for Parents of 3rd/TY 7pm Study Hall
Friday 26th January
Mass in College Chapel at 8.30a.m Fr Flood.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Musical with dancers and singers 1.30 – 4 pm TC, NH, SMM
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Monday 15th January 2018
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
St Colman’s trip to Stormont. Dep at 8.15 am YD + PF
Senior Gaelic Vs St Pat’s, Maghera in Owenbeg. Dep 11.30 am
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. – Cancelled
Parents Association Meeting 8 pm. Board Room
Tuesday 16th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Wedmesday 17th Jan
Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition In Mullingar – S Thompson and D Mc Mullan,
Cross Country Athletics, Gweedore. List of names to follow.
Thursday 18th Jan
Careers Talk – Options for Senior Cycle Rm 35
9.40 – Ceallach, Carthach, Colmcille 10.20 – Colman, Ciaran, Catherine.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 11 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm
Friday 19th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
School Digital Champion Programme Training Day, Cavan. POD + 4 students.
Careers Talk for all TY – 5th Year Options 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35.
Musical Rehearsals – Chorus, Leads, Dancers. 1.30 – 4 pm NH, TC,
Art Exhibition by Gareth Nee, An Grianan Theatre. 6 pm.
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Wed. 10th January
Senior Gaelic Vs Enniskillen. Venue TBC. Dep at 10.30 am
Thursday 11th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
First Year English Classes (Albert, Ambrose, Anne) Trip to Cinema “Wonder”. 12.35 – 3.45 pm.
Fifth Year/TY P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Friday 12th January
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 17 Soccer (Provisional). Time and Venue TBD
Senior Soccer Vs Carndonagh Ulster Semi Final. Carndonagh. Dep 9 am PB, DOH
Ulster Schools Swimming Gala, Larne. Saturday, 13 Jan (CANCELLED)
U 16 Basketball Player Offs in Leixlip, Sunday 14 Jan
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Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.
Thomas S Monson

Monday 11th December 2017
St Declan, St Dominic GCSE PE Fitness Testing REC 9 am – 1.15 pm Musical – Lead Roles, Loreto Convent 2 – 4 pm. Details of those involved
Assemblies for 2nd and 5th Year students this week
Tuesday 12th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Scoil Colmcille, Lky, Incoming First Year 2018 Assessment Day
Numeracy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.55 pm
5th Year Assembly 2.10 pm College Chapel.
Wednesday 13th December
First Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
TY GAA Future Leaders Training. Hodson Bay, Athlone GMD
Declan, Dominic GCSE PE Practical Assessment 9 – 10.20 am
U 16 Basketball Away to Lagan. Dep at 9 am
U 15 Soccer V’s Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm
All Stars Final Trials, QUB (3 Students). Leave at 2 pm NG
Thursday 14th Dec
LCA 1 Christmas Exams Begin. Check Noticeboard for details
2nd Year Assembly. 9.10 am. Students will be called out.
5th Year/ TY Musicians recording in RCC. 9 am – 4 pm.
Friday 15th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Christmas Jumper Day for all. Proceeds to Student Council. Raffle for Hamper that day in aid of SVP, organised by Student Council.
LCA 1 Christmas Exams. Check Noticeboard for details.
LCA 2 Go Karting Trip 9.30 am – 1.15 pm.
Coffee Morning in aid of Michael Mc Grath Treatment Fund
U 17 Soccer V’s Moville Away. Dep at 9 am.
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FESS WEEK COMMENCING MON.3RD AND DAILY FOR EACH YEAR GROUP
1st year exams 27th November to 1st December.
Incoming 1st Year Assessment Test for New students for 2018/19 :- Saturday 2nd December
Scoil Colmcille, Letterkenny does the Assessment test on Tuesday 12th Dec.
Tales in the Castle Wednesday 6th December.
1st Year PTM is on 13th December.

THIS WEEKS EVENTS ……..

Monday 23rd October
Gartan TY Trip (St Dallan).
Sports Hall Athletics Mulroy or Deele College 9 am – 4 pm ED
U14 Gaelic Vs Keady in garvaghey 10.20 am – 3.20 pm
Senior Soccer Vs Loreto Milford 9.40 am –2.40 pm Away
TY History County Museum 11.55 am – 1.15 pm
Tuesday 24th Oct
St Edmund – Talk on Human Trafficking. 9.40 am – 1.15 pm.Library
Student Council Team building, Gartan. 9 am – 4 pm.
Wednesday 25th Oct
Gartan TY Trip (St David).Cover may be needed for Colleague away.
U 14 Gaelic Vs St Mary’s Castleblaney in Garvaghey
Thursday 26th October
St Declan’s Gartan Trip.
U16/U19 Basketball Vs Summerhill, Sligo. Dep 9.40 am (Provisional)
6th Year P/T Meeting 4.15 – 6.45 Class ends at 3.45 pm
Friday 27th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Halloween themed Non Uniform Day in aid of Mary’s Meals
LCA 1 Breakfast Meeting 9.40 – 11.00 am Senior Gaelic V’s St Patrick’s Grammar School, Downpatrick in Mid Ulster Sports Arena. Dep 8 am approx
Guest Speaker – Donegal Centre for Independent Living (Richard Alcorn) St Declan 11.55 – 1.15 JMG Rm 22
October Midterm Break (30th Oct – 3rd Nov)
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Monday 19th October
Google European Code Week (9th – 13th Oct)POD
TY Media Studies in Full Tilt Recording Studio. 11 am – 1 pm MLK
JP II Awards Talk by Susan Kenny. 10.20 am – 11 am St Declan, St Dallan (ED,EF) 11.15 am – 11.55 am St David, St Dominic (YD, PD) Rm 35
First Year League – 1st Semi Final St Anne Vs St Ambrose 12.35
Literacy Initiative – Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) one class every day this week.
Rafferty Cup Game V’s St Patrick’s, Keady in Omagh 11am – 4 pm DOH, SMG
World Mental Health Day
Tuesday 10th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Chris Carr 6th Year Economics Class – Talk with Brian Mc Cormack (BMC Sports) 9.40 – 11.00 am Prefab 37
POD Visit to primary Schools and hosting some students in school as part of European Code week.
Senior Soccer V’s Patrician High School, Carrickmacross 9.40 am Omagh
Parents Association AGM at 7.30p.m Room 35
Wednesday 11th October
All TY Classes attending Road Safety Show in Aura (11 am – 1 pm).
St Ambrose and St Agnes Trip to Cinema ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ 9 am – 11 am. Class as normal from 11.15 am
First Year League – 2nd Semi Final St Andrew Vs St Agnes 12.35
LCA 1, LCA 2, TY (KK English – St Dallan) Cinema Trip 1.15 – 4 pm
6th Year DATs, Study hall. All 6th Year Teachers to attend when you have them for class. 9 am – 3.50 pm.
Thursday 12th October
Zeminar RDS, Dublin (20/30 TY Students. Numbers tbc) JMG
Droichead Training Donegal Education Centre 10 am – 3.30 pm AC, DMC, DD, EF,
U 16 Rugby Blitz Letterkenny (30 Students) 9.40 am – 3.20 pm RMC
U14 Gaelic Vs Holy Cross Trinity, Cookstown in garvaghey 10.20 – 4 pm ED, JFY
Friday 13th October
First Year League – Final. All First Year Classes on Front Pitch from 9 – 11 am (After Roll Call). Teachers who have 1st Year at those times, please make way to Front Pitch. Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
U16 Basketball Vs SMGS Blamey 11 am Aura (Leave at 10.20) MG, KM

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Monday 2nd October
Golf (7 students) Letterkenny Golf Course 9 – 4
U18 Hurling Blitz, 11 am in Convoy.
First Year League Anne Vs Aiden 12.35 GMD
Irish Life Health Schools Fitness Challenge – Junior PE Classes participating.
First Year Vaccination – All First Years must attend. Classes will be called out. Teacher to accompany each class. Rm 1
Tuesday 3rd October
St Colman’s Science trip to Glenveagh
Mass in College Chapel 8.30am All Welcome. Fr Flood
First Year Vaccination – All First Years must attend. Classes will be called out. Teacher to accompany each class. Rm 1
1st Year Parents Evening Rm 35at 7 pm
Wednesday 4th Oct
SEN Meeting 11.55 MPG, AS, SC, JL, MMcG, AC, CD
First Year League Anne Vs Andrew 12.35
First Year Hurling in Owenbeg. 10 am – 4 pm. -OH
All 5th Year Business Classes and PG 6th Yr Bus (18 Students). Talk by Peter Blake 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35 LG, PG
Thursday 5th October
First Year League Albert Vs Ambrose 12.35
Gaisce Adventure Trip/walk (8 students) 11.55- JMG
U14 Gaelic Football Vs Downpatrick in Garvaghey 11.15 – 4pm (ED, JFY)
Rafferty Cup Game Vs St Louis Grammar in Cookstown 9 am – 3 pm DOH
TY Photography Trip to Glenveagh (10 Students) 9.45 am – 3.45 pm
Friday 6th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Ireland Vs Moldova Aviva, Dublin. Leaving at 1.30 pm JFY, KB<
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Monday 25th September
TY Enterprise Workshop (20 Students) Silver Tassie 10–4 DOH
U16 Basketball v Tullamore (10 Boys) in Tullamore -MG, KM
4th Year Media Studies Trip – Full Tilt Recording Studio 11 am – 1 pm.
First Year League – Albert Vs Agnes 12.35- GMD
Assembly for all year groups this week.
Tuesday 26th September
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Wednesday 27th September
Student Council Election. Elections will begin at 11.15 in the REC hall. Year groups will be called out, starting with first years.
Donegal Cross Country Athletics 10.20 – 2.40 ED
Rafferty Cup Game vs Holy Trinity,Cookstown. In Omagh 9 am – 3 pm
First Year League Aiden Vs Andrew 12.35
Thursday 28th September
First Year League Ambrose Vs Agnes 12.35
WSE-MLL Inspectorate return for the day. Meeting with staff 3.20 – 4.40 Rm 35
Meeting with BOM and Inspectorate
Meeting with Parent Reps and Inspectorate
Friday 29th September
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
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Monday 18th Sept.
We welcome the Dept. Inspectors to the school this week as they commence a WSE-MLL inspection.
Tuesday 19th Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Year Head Meeting 11.55 Board Room
Classroom Observations by Inspectorate.
Wednesday 20th Sept
6th Year Biology Trip to Glenveagh (25 Students)
6th Year Geography Field trip to Derrygonnelly (15 Students)
Classroom Observations by Inspectorate.
First Year Mass – Music Prep/Set up (2 – 4 pm)
Thursday 21stSept
Inspectorate meeting with Focus Groups (Teaching and Learning; Student Support) Board Room.
First Year Mass 7pm College Chapel. Bishop Alan McGuckian our school Patron will be attending. All Welcome.
Ploughing Championships 5th and 6th Yr Ag Science (42 Students) Ploughing Championships TY Trip (40 Students)
CSI Experience TY (24 Students) Rm 35 9 – 4. List of names posted closer to the time.
Friday 22nd Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Closing date for Student Council nominations 2017 – 2018
Rafferty Cup Game vs Holy Trinity Cookstown. Venue & Time to be given. DOH

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5th Year Mentoring Programme to roll out this week. Details to follow
TUE 12 Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
WSE – MLL Inspectorate pre-visit
WED 13 Sept
1st Year Retreat (3 classes) Conference centre, Cathedral.
6th Year Geography Field trip to Derrygonnelly (25 Students)
Junior Cert results out today. Distribution will happen between 3 and 4 pm. Students will be called out of class.
1st Year Retreat (3 classes) Conference centre, Cathedral. After roll call, teachers of first class are asked to walk them down to Cathedral.
FRI 15th Sept.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
UUJ GAA Performance Camp for 3of our Students

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